Category Archives: Brexit

The Norway-Sweden model

The Norway-Sweden border is regarded as constituting “the most advanced customs solutions in the world” utilising all the WTO’s international standards. Currently promoted as a possible post-Brexit customs solution on the island...

Mairead McGuinness MEP

Vice-President of the European Parliament and Fine Gael MEP discusses the challenges of Brexit and her involvement in the ongoing work of the European Union. My political career was a long time...

‘Bespoke’ deal not an option

As pointed out by many commentators following the triggering of Article 50, the timeframe for which Britain has to strike a trade deal with the EU makes a unique trade agreement highly...

Gradual divergence

The UK Government appears to have coined the phrase ‘gradual divergence’ to indicate their desire for a smooth transition away from the EU which appeases both brexiteers and remainers. However it is...

Deal not done

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson talks to David Whelan about the hurdles that still have to be overcome in phase two of the Brexit negotiations and her role in ensuring the rights...

Living with a hard Brexit

Philip Pettit, LS Rockefeller University professor of politics and human values at Princeton University, analyses the commitments made by the UK government in conclusion of phase one and the realities of implementing...